Best Management Practices (BMP) to Help Eliminate Diazinon and Chlorpyrifos in Runoff from Farms in Lower San Joaquin River Watershed (Project); Grant Agreement

Summary

SCH Number
2010078125
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Best Management Practices (BMP) to Help Eliminate Diazinon and Chlorpyrifos in Runoff from Farms in Lower San Joaquin River Watershed (Project); Grant Agreement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The purpose of the Project are to: 1) engage alfalfa, cotton and almond farmers in the Lower San Joaquin River watershed to implement proven biologically based farming practices (agricultural BMPs and integrated pest management practices), 2) reduce or eliminate the use of pesticides containing diazinon and chlorpyrifos, and 3) help achieve the numeric water quality objectives for diazinon and chlorpyrifos under total maximum daily load in the Project area.

Contact Information
Lisa Lee
State Water Resources Control Board
Division of Financial Assistance 1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 327-9401

Location

Cities
Dos Palos Firebaugh Kerman Los Banos Madera
Counties
Fresno Madera Merced

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
4,6,22 & 15304,15306,15322
Reasons for Exemption
The Project involves installing BMPs , evaluating and collecting data, conducting outreach, attending meetings, and conducting minor alterations on existing agricultural land and vegetation.
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